Super League star says club is headed for “big year” as he admits 2022 was “disappointing”

Former Leeds Rhinos and Leigh Leopards hooker Liam Hood has secured his future today.

He has signed an extended deal at Wakefield Trinity to remain at the club until the end of 2024.

Speaking after signing the extended deal, the hooker said he expected a big year in 2023 from the West Yorkshire club.

“I’m delighted to be staying at Wakefield for an extra year,” said Hood on the club website.

“It’s been an ongoing process with Michael and Mark over the last few weeks and I’m now pleased it’s sorted so I can focus on a big year ahead.

That said, he was also willing to admit that last year was disappointing:

“Last year was disappointing and we definitely could’ve had a better year but that’s been put to bed now. We’re now looking forward to going again and enjoying a solid year.”

He has been impressed by the signings the club has already made for next year and that he his excited for the new year:

“We have brought in some solid players who will all add something to our team and I’m excited to be a part of it for the next few years.”

Wakefield begin their season against Catalans Dragons at home.

Meanwhile, Hood should be fit for the game despite recovering from injury at present.